Title

The McCurdy Fish Company in Lubec is the last of the herring smokehouses that on

Authors

Hugh T. French

Source

Salt

Date

10-1986

Volume Number

Number 28

Pages

24, 29, 37

Abstract

The McCurdy Fish Company in Lubec is the last of the herring smokehouses that once crowded the Down East coastline. In 1983 McCurdy's packed 1.6 million strips of herring meat, each one strung, cut, split, skinned, weighed, and nailed into its wooden box entirely by hand. Angie Sawtelle has been stringing herring for 64 years. She, other workers, and John McCurdy are profiled. Details; Lubec demographics.

Subjects

Herring, McCurdy Fish Company Lubec, McCurdy, John, Sawtelle, Angie

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